It’s Coast Guard Day !
1821: The Saturday Evening Post is published for the first time as a weekly newspaper
1944: A Dutch informer leads the Gestapo to an Amsterdam warehouse, where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others
1964: Civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney are found dead in Mississippi after disappearing on June 21. Eventually a number of Mississippi Klan members are convicted in connection with the deaths
1985: Tom Seaver, pitching for the Chicago White Sox gets his 300th Major League win https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Seaver
1987: The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”
1997: Teamsters began a 15-day strike against UPS
2009: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il pardoned two American journalists, who had been arrested and imprisoned for illegal entry earlier in the year
In the News: Town of Taylorsville to install electric car charging stations…Taylorsville man arrested on drug and child abuse charges in Caldwell County…Statesville Police searching for shooting suspect…Troutman man charged with firing shots at home…Hickory man arrested on child sex offenses
Weather: Sunshine, high near 90. Maybe a Boomer this afternoon
Sports: Cougar Men’s Soccer and Volleyball have scrimmages on Saturday…College Football teams are practicing…Campbell University changing leagues…PGA Tour in Greensboro…Braves lose, Mets win, they begin 5 game series tonight…Dodgers keep winning
Happy Birthday: Richard Belzer, John Riggins, Billy Bob Thornton, Barack Hussein Obama, Bret Baier, Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex
The high gas prices this summer had an impact on travel https://finance.yahoo.com/news/summer-gasoline-demand-us-drops-154329656.html
It’s not too early to talk Cougar Football. Turn on the Radio today at 5pm for “Around the Legal World in 30 Minutes” brought to you by Harbinson&Brzykcy Attorneys at Law in Taylorsville. Joel Harbinson and Brent Icenhour will join me to talk about the first season of Cougar Football (Hey, they’re old and they were members of that team) !
Quote of the Day: “If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know”…Louie Armstrong (Born this day in 1901)